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Sloppy All Blacks drift further behind Springbok in the world rankings

All Blacks captain Sam Cane and head coach Ian Foster have made a lot of start during their tenure on the national team.

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All Blacks captain Sam Cane and head coach Ian Foster have made a lot of start during their tenure on the national team.

The All Blacks quest to regain their world No. 1 ranking is retreating under new coach Ian Foster.

Inactive Springboks lead the rankings as rival All Blacks experienced such a discrepancy when they drew two wins, one loss and another match in four test Bledisloe Cup series with Australia. I stretched out.

The All Blacks are still second on the latest World Rugby ranking list, but their defeat in Brisbane last weekend dropped their ranking points from 91.94 to 90.17. They are currently 4.03 points below world champion Springboks. This is a significant difference in this complex system.

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Foster succeeded the All Blacks after the World Cup in Japan last year, and New Zealand came in second in the rankings, just two points behind me.

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Springboks’ decision to withdraw from the rugby championship for health and safety reasons in a year when rugby was rarely played in South Africa due to the coronavirus pandemic certainly did not damage their reputation. ..

The sudden resurgence of Six Nations Champion England is in third place with 88.42 points, just behind the All Blacks.

England will take considerable action in front of them at the Autumn Nations Cup starting in Europe.

All Blacks sometimes struggled to contain wallabies in Brisbane.

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All Blacks sometimes struggled to contain wallabies in Brisbane.

All Blacks aims to strengthen its second-place ranking in two tests against Argentina.

Australia remains in sixth place and is looking to Ireland as it continues to show signs of progress under New Zealand coach Dave Rennie.

Wales has become a major loser in the world rankings under the new Kiwi coach Wayne Pivak.

They were fourth after the World Cup, but in 12 months they lost the last five tests and plummeted to eighth.

World Rugby Rankings – Top 10

1 South Africa 94.20 points, 2 New Zealand 90.17, 3 England 88.42, 4 France 84.59, 5 Ireland 84.10, 6 Australia 83.86, 7 Scotland 82.08, 8 Wales 80.22, 9 Japan 79.29, 10 Argentina 78.31.

Sloppy All Blacks drift further behind Springbok in the world rankings

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